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The Physicists free pdf This text provides an account of the coming of age of physics in America, portraying the scientists who became a powerful force in bringing the world into a revolutionary era. The book ranges widely as it links these developments to the social, cultural and political changes that occurred from the post-Civil War years to the present. Throughout, Kevles keeps his eye on the central question of how an avowedly elitist enterprise grew and prospered in a democratic culture. In this new edition, the author has brought the story up to date by providing an account of the Superconducting Super Collider, from its origins in the international competition and intellectual needs of high-energy particle physics, through its establishment as a multibillion-dollar project, to its termination, in 1993, as a result of angry opposition within the American physics community and the Congress.

About Daniel J. Kevles

Daniel Kevles is the Stanley Woodward Professor of History and Law at Yale University.

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Author : Daniel J. Kevles
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Data Published : 05 April 1995
ISBN : 0674666569
EAN : 9780674666566
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 537 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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